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: Open University

6.45 Animal Physiology: Walking and Running 9156353 7.10
Ancient Athens: Acropolis Now
6140583 7.35 Donegal: Tradition and Change

: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Under Sail

The story of the Windfall yachts, built in the 1930s for adventure training as part of Hitler's war preparations, and seized by the British in 1946.

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News this week in 1953. A Griffin production for BBCtv

: Undercover Maisie

Police drama starring Ann Sothern
When Maisie Ravier is duped by a con artist, she decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department. With Barry Nelson and Mark Daniels. (1947)
SEE FILMS pages 67-72


Maisie Ravier: Ann Sothern
[Actor]: Barry Nelson
[Actor]: Mark Daniels
Director: Harry Beaumont

: First 11

David Stafford-Clark looks at
Rodin's masterpiece, the Kiss.


Unknown: David Stafford-Clark

: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Marie Kinsey looks at how technology has replaced some of the traditional skills of middle managers.


Unknown: Marie Kinsey

: Sweet Inspiration

This week: Emma Nicholson.


Unknown: Emma Nicholson.

: Johnson and Friends

Life-size puppets. Rpt

: King Rollo

Animation. (Rpt)

: Wimbledon

Live coverage of the opening matches at the Championships.
An 11-page preview of the world's top tennis event

: News and Weather

Followed by Cricket: Second Test and Wimbledon
Further coverage of the Second Test to the end of play.
Plus more live action from the first day of Wimbledon.
Including 3.00pm
News Subtitled and Weather and at 3.50pm
News Subtitled and Weather Regional News; Weather
Further coverage of the tennis and of the final session of today's play at Lord's between England and Australia. See previous page for news details.
As coverage of Wimbledon and Cricket: Second Test is live, subsequent programmes may run late.

: Horizon

Chimp Talk
Kanzi and Panbanisha understand English. Loulis can have conversations in sign language with his mother.
Sheba is able to look into two bins containing oranges and tell you how many there are in total. Darrell knows that if you cut half a banana in two you get a quarter. Nothing special except that Kanzi, Panbanisha, Loulis, Sheba and Darrell are all chimpanzees.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, teaching apes to communicate using the linguistic systems which humans had designed for them was a popular pursuit among psychologists and linguists. They were trying to uncover the origins of human speech and to discover whether the possession of grammar set us apart from our closest biological relatives. But in the 1980s, the work of pioneer researchers who seemed to have taught apes to communicate with human beings was attacked as charlatanism.
Now opinion is moving back in favour of the idea that apes can indeed talk to us. Horizon looks at the latest developments in the chimpanzee language laboratories of America - and visits some of the original subjects, now in their teens and 20s. Can chimpanzees really communicate with humans?
What does this tell us about the evolution of human language and thought?
Director Jenny Jones
Series editor Jana Bennett
An Orlando productionfor BBCtv
TRANSCRIPT: send cheque for£2.00, payable to BSS, to [address removed].
Could we communicate with chimps?


Director: Jenny Jones
Editor: Jana Bennett

: Perhaps Love

Romantic drama from
Australia, starring Anne Grigg
Francois Dunoyer
Patric, an idealistic young Frenchman, and Annie, a middle-class Australian woman, once enjoyed a passionate romance on the island of Bali. Eighteen years later, a more cynical Patric arrives in Melbourne determined to find Annie. But can that first love be recaptured?
Director Lex Marinos (1988)
SEE FILMS pages 67-72


Unknown: Anne Grigg
Unknown: Francois Dunoyer
Director: Lex Marinos
: Annie Annegrigg
Patric: Francois Dunoyer
Jack: John Sheerin
Matt (child): Nathanial Hawkins
Susie (child): Kendall M0naghan
Phillipa: Gillian Jones
Ben: John Clayton
Annie's mother: Lynne Murphy

: Newsnight

As Europe's leaders gather in Copenhagen after a tumultuous year for the Community,
Newsnight reports on their efforts to put the EC back on track. Can they salvage the Maastricht dream of European union? Presented by Jeremy Paxman in London and Peter Snow in Copenhagen.
Jeremy Paxman dines with Clement Freud


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman
Presented By: Peter Snow
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Clement Freud

: The Late Show

Features from the world of arts, media and culture.
Editor Janice Hadlow


Editor: Janice Hadlow

: Weatherview

: Science Matters

Is agricultural big business poisoning the food that we eat? This programme looks at the controversial use of chemicals by apple growers.

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